Kota Kinabalu (federal constituency)

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Kota Kinabalu
Sabah constituency
Federal constituency
LegislatureDewan Rakyat
MP
 
 
 
Chan Foong Hin
PH
Constituency created1966
First contested1969
Last contested2018

Kota Kinabalu is a federal constituency in Sabah, Malaysia, that has been represented in the Dewan Rakyat from 1971 to 1974, from 2004 to present.

The federal constituency was created in the 1966 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system.

History[edit]

It was abolished in 1974 when it was redistributed. It was re-created in 2003.

2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bandar Utara, Bandar Selatan, Likas Barat, Likas, Likas Tengah, Likas Selatan, Likas Park, Dah Yeh Villa, Kampong Ayer, Jalan Istana, Jalan Kebajikan, Sunny Garden, Jalan Bandaran, Jalan Rumah Sakit, Luyang, Foh Sang, Jindo, Bukit Padang, Kepayan Ridge, Taman Fu Yun, Jalan Penampang.

2016–present:[1] The constituency contains the polling districts of Bandar Utara, Bandar Selatan, Likas Barat, Likas, Likas Tengah, Likas Selatan, Likas Park, Dah Yeh Villa, Kampong Ayer, Jalan Istana, Jalan Kebajikan, Sunny Garden, Jalan Bandaran, Jalan Rumah Sakit, Luyang, Foh Sang, Jindo, Bukit Padang, Kepayan Ridge, Taman Fu Yun, Jalan Penampang.

Representation history[edit]

Members of Parliament for Kota Kinabalu
Parliament Years Member Party
Constituency created
1969-1971 Parliament was suspended[2][3]
3rd 1971-1973 Pang Tet Tshung SCA
1973-1974 BN
Constituency abolished
Constituency re-created
11th 2004-2008 Yee Moh Chai BN
12th 2008-2013 Hiew King Cheu DAP
13th 2013-2018 Wong Sze Phin @ Jimmy
14th 2018 Chan Foong Hin
2018-present PH (DAP)

Election results[edit]

Malaysian general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Chan Foong Hin 31,632 74.76 + 1.61
BN Joseph Lee Han Kyun 7,546 17.84 - 6.68
SAPP Yong Teck Lee 3,132 7.40 + 7.40
Total valid votes 42,310 100.00
Total rejected ballots 563
Unreturned ballots 0
Turnout 42,873 76.26
Registered electors 56,220
Majority 24,086 56.93
DAP hold Swing
Source(s)

"His Majesty's Government Gazette - Notice of Contested Election, Parliament for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 246/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.

"Federal Government Gazette - Results of Contested Election and Statements of the Poll after the Official Addition of Votes, Parliamentary Constituencies for the State of Sabah [P.U. (B) 320/2018]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
Malaysian general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Wong Sze Phin @ Jimmy 28,516 73.15
BN Chin Tek Ming 9,557 24.52
STAR Liew Hock Leong @ Michael 909 2.33
Total valid votes 38,982 100.00
Total rejected ballots 506
Unreturned ballots 60
Turnout 39,548 78.29
Registered electors 50,516
Majority 18,959
DAP hold Swing
Malaysian general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
DAP Hiew King Cheu 9,464 34.31
PKR Liew Chin Jin @ Christina Hadikusumo 9,358 33.93
BN Chin Tek Ming 8,420 30.53
Independent Kong Yu Kiong 341 1.24
Total valid votes 27,583 100.00
Total rejected ballots 326
Unreturned ballots 108
Turnout 28,017 64.09
Registered electors 43,714
Majority 106
DAP gain from BN Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
BN Yee Moh Chai 15,993 64.82
DAP Hiew King Cheu 5,187 21.02
KEADILAN Liew Chin Jin @ Christina Hadikusumo 3,492 14.15
Total valid votes 24,672 100.00
Total rejected ballots 294
Unreturned ballots 112
Turnout 25,078 58.16
Registered electors
Majority 10,806
BN gain from SCA Swing ?
Malaysian general election, 1969
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
SCA Pang Tet Tshung
Independent William Lye
Total valid votes 100.00
Total rejected ballots
Unreturned ballots
Turnout
Registered electors 15,291
Majority
This was a new constituency created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federal Government Gazette - Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Centres for the Federal Constituencies and State Constituencies of the States of Sabah [P.U. (B) 57/2016]" (PDF). Attorney General's Chambers of Malaysia. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-10.
  2. ^ Ahmad Fauzi Mustafa (2012-03-12). "Hanya Yang di-Pertuan Agong ada kuasa panggil Parlimen bersidang". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  3. ^ "www.parlimen.gov.my" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-19.